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The Pay Gap Graphic That Shocked The Heck Out Of Me

One day in April each year is recognized as the symbolic day that women finally catch up to the pay that men earned in last year. See anything wrong with that picture?

The Pay Gap Graphic That Shocked The Heck Out Of Me
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Just to head off some comments like, "Since women have to take time off to take care of kids and therefore are not as career-focused as men, of course they will make less, blah blah blah," I will answer in advance with this: Tellya what, I'd prefer to live in a society that truly values children and rewards those who take the time to nurture them by allowing mothers and fathers to take paid time off as needed and not penalizing them for doing so. You?

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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